The Case of Richard Sorge: Secret Operations in the German Past in 1950s Spy Fiction

  title={The Case of Richard Sorge: Secret Operations in the German Past in 1950s Spy Fiction},
  author={C. Partsch},
  pages={628 - 653}
Responding to the current public interest in intelligence work and secrecy, US News & World Report recently recalled to memory one of the most significant spies of the 20th century, the Soviets’ “great playboy spy” Richard Sorge,1 in an extended special section on espionage. A photograph of the Moscow memorial erected in Sorge’s honor in 1985 shows a larger-than-life figure walking out of the shadows, leaving behind a human-shaped opening in a massive slab of cast iron. The memorial suggests… Expand


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